Isabel Artigues Cano

Research Assistant, Musical Impact. Performing Arts Physiotherapist


Area of Work

Dance Science, Music Science, Physiotherapy
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Isabel Artigues is a pioneering Chartered Physiotherapist and Performing Arts Specialist (MSc, UCL) combining diverse clinical experience and published research with regular lecturing in the UK and Spain. She is very passionate and dedicated to the growing field of Performing Arts Medicine and Science and through Physiotherapy, Education and Research she strives to deliver the highest standards of Healthcare to enhance performers to achieve and maintain their best.

Outside the clinic, Isabel has experience in teaching and lecturing and regularly attends both national and international conferences and networking opportunities.

Isabel also is passionate about music and plays the Flute (Grade 8, Superior Municipal Conservatoire of Music, Barcelona). Isabel uses her diverse experience both in her practice and research.

Memberships and Associations

DanceUK (Healthier Dancer Programme)

International Association for Dance Medicine and Science (IADMS)

British Association of Performing Arts Medicine (BAPAM)

Performing Arts Medicine Association of America (PAMA)

Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP): 091614

Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC): PH100112

Col·legi de Fisioterapeutes de Catalunya (Spain): 9722​

Teaching Experience

Lecturer in Healthy Practice, Physical Demands of Performance and Injury Prevention for Music Teachers (A in Music Education & Performance, ​Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance)​

Lecturer in Injury Prevention, Nutrition and Physiology for Contemporary Dancers (BA1in ​Dance, Institute of the Arts Barcelona)

​Clinical Manager and Director of Physiotherapy of the new Physiotherapy in-house clinic (Institute of Arts Barcelona)

Lecturer in Healthy Practice, Physical Demands of Performance and Injury Prevention for Musicians and Musical Theatre (BA1 in Music, ​Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance)

Lecturer in Injury Prevention for Pop/Rock/Jazz Musicians (The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance)

Guest Speaker in Musical instrument ergonomics (BAPAM Training Day)​


Qualifications And Background

Msc in Performing Arts Medicine, University College of London, Department Surgery and Interventional Sciences, London, (United Kingdom)

BSc Physiotherapy,Ramon Llull University – Blanquerna, Faculty of Healthcare Sciences, Barcelona, (Spain)